education

Huawei sends UTT students to China

From October 31st to November 16th, four students of the University of Trinidad and Tobago (UTT) will visit Huawei’s headquarters in China to train in the latest in ICT.

The Fortune 500 company says it aims to share knowledge and expertise with the next generation of ICT and telecoms students and develop the top talent in T&T to ready them for the digital transformation.

Education Ministry: Curb the mischief and go to school tomorrow

School is on tomorrow.

The Education Ministry is calling on citizens to "curb the level of mischief" and go to school.

Here's the statement by the Ministry:

"The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that all schools are to be opened on Tuesday 24th October, 2017.

The Ministry has been made aware of a news report being circulated on Social Media indicating that schools will be closed tomorrow.

Principal of Siparia West Secondary threatens to sue Education Ministry

The school principal at the heart of a school violence video is threatening to sue the Education Ministry.

Sookoo Sonnylal is challenging the decision by the ministry to relieve him of his duties while an investigation is ongoing into an altercation with a group of students earlier this month.

The video of the encounter at the Siparia West Secondary School shows students confronting the teacher in what appears to be the hallway.

Education Ministry says recent school video is more than a year old

The Ministry of Education says a recent viral video of abuse at the Bethlehem Girls' RC School is over a year old and has been dealt with.

The Ministry issued the following statement today: 

"The Ministry of Education has investigated and found that the video being circulated on Social Media of a fight at the Bethlehem Girls’ RC School is over one year old.

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